Narendra Modi says he's making efforts for innovation-friendly systems

Updated: Jan 18, 2018, 11:05 IST | Agencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said his government is making efforts to create systems that are innovation-friendly to build an innovation-driven new India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at Sabarmati Ashram. Pic/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at Sabarmati Ashram. Pic/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said his government is making efforts to create systems that are innovation-friendly to build an innovation-driven new India. Modi was speaking after he and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu dedicated to the nation a centre for entrepreneurship and technology in Deo Dholera village near Ahmedabad. Called the International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate), it is a public-private partnership (PPP) venture set up to nurture entrepreneurs by providing them funds, space, mentors and other facilities.

"We are working towards making the entire system in our country innovation-friendly, so that ideas are formed from intent, innovations are formed from ideas and new India is formed from innovations," the Prime Minister said. The Israeli prime minister said he was delighted to be there. "The world knows about iPads and iPods, there is on more i that the world needs to know about, that is iCreate,"Netanyahu said. Netanyahu presented a special gift — the Gal-Mobile water desalination and purification jeep — to Modi. It was dedicated to the people of Suigam village by Modi in the presence of Netanyahu.

80k lts Contaminated water the Gal-Mobile can purify per day

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